The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 86 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.35% 0.18% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 13.18% 1.46% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 15
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £28,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
129 137 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.25% 12.55% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 118 129 104
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,125 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 10 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Caerphilly - 2 £37,500 -
Newport - 2 £31,000 -
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 19 (82.61%) Windows
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) SAN
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (34.78%) Dell
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) IIS
7 6 (26.09%) HP
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
8 5 (21.74%) EqualLogic
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL
8 5 (21.74%) MCSE
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (21.74%) MCITP
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (17.39%) Citrix
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (13.04%) Lync
10 3 (13.04%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) Lync
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) JBoss
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) SAN
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Backup Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) EqualLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Symmetrix
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (21.74%) MCITP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Dell
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) Acronis
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago